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Perfume burned a hole through my screen cover

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21st July 2009, 08:11 AM   |  #1  
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Well, I was at the mall yesterday and my friends ambushed me with several bottles of perfume, many sprays of which hit my G1, specifically the screen which was covered with a protector. I wiped it off immediately of course. When I got home, there was a small hole near the center in the protector, and it looks like the whole screen protector is flaking apart. Ive already ordered a new one, but why would this happen?
22nd July 2009, 01:12 AM   |  #2  
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The only thing i can think of is the alcohol in her perfume found a weak spot in the protector?
Then it spread like cancer, i mean look at what alcohol does to a liver
22nd July 2009, 01:16 AM   |  #3  
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got any pictures of it?
24th July 2009, 05:20 PM   |  #4  
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since ur a girl you should order the mirror screen protector

http://cgi.ebay.com/MIRROR-LCD-SCREE...2|293:1|294:50
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Actually, I am a guy thank you very much lol. The irony of it all...
25th July 2009, 09:24 AM   |  #6  
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Actually, I am a guy thank you very much lol. The irony of it all...

oh whoops =X my bad bro. the whole knitting and perfume thing got my gender radar on female o.O
25th July 2009, 02:35 PM   |  #7  
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but why would this happen?

The base of most spray-type scents/perfumes is an organic solvent. Typically alcohol (of the 'rubbing' variety) but possibly something synthetic. I probably don't have to explain what happens when organic solvent comes into contact with weak plastic.
25th July 2009, 07:44 PM   |  #8  
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Well, I was at the mall yesterday and my friends ambushed me with several bottles of perfume, many sprays of which hit my G1, specifically the screen which was covered with a protector. I wiped it off immediately of course. When I got home, there was a small hole near the center in the protector, and it looks like the whole screen protector is flaking apart. Ive already ordered a new one, but why would this happen?

Bad perfume. Didn't you know that the G1 can sense one's you shouldn't buy? haha
25th July 2009, 10:19 PM   |  #9  
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The base of most spray-type scents/perfumes is an organic solvent. Typically alcohol (of the 'rubbing' variety) but possibly something synthetic. I probably don't have to explain what happens when organic solvent comes into contact with weak plastic.

is it bad that i actually need you to "have to explain what happens when organic solvent comes into contact with weak plastic"? other than it burns a hole, but more so why?
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25th July 2009, 10:54 PM   |  #10  
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since ur a girl you should order the mirror screen protector

http://cgi.ebay.com/MIRROR-LCD-SCREE...2|293:1|294:50

Haha I was gonna ask how you knew that :P

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Do you have any pictures? I'm curious to see what this looks like..

Your sig is hilarious, btw =D

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